# Featured collection

This guide describes setting up the Featured collection section. Use the section to advertise and promote a selection of products from a collection on a store page.

A featured collection section in Theme editor.

The previous image shows a Featured collection section in Theme editor, with the following section settings:

  • On the left, the section’s settings menu is displayed.
  • In the menu, the Select collection option is set to use the Selzer collection as the section’s featured collection.
  • On the right, the Selzer collection’s products are displayed on the store’s homepage.

For general guidance with modifying sections, refer to Sections overview, and Shopify help: Sections and blocks (opens new window)

To set up a Featured collection section:

  1. Go to Customize theme. At the top of the page, use the dropdown to select a template that contains a featured collection section. For example, select the Home page template.

    Note

    The featured collection section can be added into any page, except Checkout and Giftcard pages. To add a featured collection section into the current page, select Add section > Featured collection. Refer to Shopify help: Add a section (opens new window)

  2. From the side menu, select Featured collection.

    A featured collection section selected in Theme editor.
  3. Select a setting described in the following table.

Setting name Description
Heading In the Heading text box, enter text to display as title text inside the section.
Heading > Insert dynamic source Select the icon Insert dynamic source to choose a metafield to use as the source of text for the section’s title (heading). Refer to Shopify help: Metafields (opens new window)
Subheading In the Subheading text box, enter text to display as subheading text inside the section. Use this text to share information about your collection.
Subheading > Insert dynamic source Select the icon Insert dynamic source to choose a metafield to use as the source of text for the section’s subheading. Refer to Shopify help: Metafields (opens new window)
Collection Use the Collection menu options to set up a collection to display inside the section.
  • To add a collection, choose Select collection, enter the name of a collection into the Search box and/ or select a collection from the list. Then, choose Select.
  • To create a new collection, select Create collection to open the Create collection page in Shopify admin. Refer to Shopify help: Collections (opens new window)
  • To replace a collection, choose Change > Change collection. Enter the name of a collection into the Search box and/ or select a collection from the list. Then, choose Select.
  • To remove a collection, select Change > Remove collection.
Number of products Adjust the slider Number of products to set the total number of products to display inside the section. The minimum number is 2, and the maximum is 18.
Show ‘view all’ link Select the Show ‘view all’ link checkbox to show/ hide a link inside the section to the entire collection (page).
Enable quick buy Select the checkbox option Enable quick buy to show/ hide an “Add to cart” button on product tiles inside the section. For a product with two variants, Shapes theme displays the variant selector as a button. If there are more than two variants, a dropdown selector is displayed. Refer to Show quick buy on product tiles.
Display blocks on cards Select the checkbox Display on card to show/ hide a card behind the product tiles inside the section. Refer to Display product blocks on cards.
Layout Select the Layout radio buttons to set the section’s layout style to Grid or Carousel. The Grid layout displays products inside product tiles, and arranges the tiles into a grid. The Carousel layout displays products inside product tiles, and arranges the tiles into a slideshow.
Grid > Products per row on mobile Select the radio buttons Products per row on mobile to set the number of products to display in each row, inside the section. The options are 1 or 2. This setting applies to mobile display devices only when the Layout option is set to Grid.
Grid > Products per row on desktop Adjust the slider Products per row on desktop to set the number of products to display in each row, inside the section. The slider ranges from 2 to 5. This setting applies to desktop display devices only when the Layout option is set to Grid.
Carousel > Slideshow focus Select the Slideshow focus radio buttons to set the slideshow’s focus to Center or Left. This setting applies only when the Layout option is set to Carousel.
Carousel > Mobile slide width Select the radio buttons Mobile slide width to set the width of the slides to Three fifths or Full width. This setting applies to mobile devices only when the Layout option is set to Carousel.
Carousel > Desktop slide width Adjust the slider Desktop slide width to set the width of the slides between 20% and 60% (percent). This setting applies to desktop display devices only when the Layout is set to Carousel.
Carousel > Autoscroll mode Use the Autoscroll mode dropdown to set the slideshow to move from Right to left or Left to right automatically. To turn off automatic scrolling mode, select Disabled.
Product grid > Image aspect ratio Use the dropdown Image aspect ratio to set the width-to-height ratio for images inside the product tiles. The dropdown options are Same as theme settings, Natural, Landscape, Square, and Portrait.
Product grid > Image shape Use the Image shape dropdown to set a shape for images inside the product tiles. Shapes theme provides more than 40 different shapes for images. Some shapes will crop the image. Refer to Style images with shapes.
Color > Color scheme Use the Color scheme dropdown to set the color scheme for the section to Primary, Secondary, Tertiary, or Quaternary. Refer to Colors.
Color > Use gradient for background Select the checkbox Use gradient for background to turn on/ off using a gradient as the section’s background.
Theme settings Select Theme Settings to access additional settings for the section. Refer to Section theme settings menu.
Remove section Select Remove section to delete the section from the current page.

A default Featured collection section contains a Shape divider (block). To configure a block inside the section:

  1. Go to Customize theme. At the top of the page, use the dropdown to select a template that contains a Featured collection section.

  2. From the side menu, expand the Featured collection section menu.

  3. To configure an existing block, select the block.

    To add a new block, select Add block, choose a block to add, and then select the block you added.

    The add block menu in Theme editor.

    Note

    Inside a Featured collection section, you can add, remove, show/ hide, or move blocks. Refer to Configure blocks inside a section, and Shopify help: Sections and blocks (opens new window)

  4. Apply a block setting described in the following table:

Block name Block description Block setting(s)
Background pattern Displays a stylistic pattern as a background inside the section. Refer to Background pattern.
Background shape Displays a stylistic shape as a background inside the section. Refer to Background shape.
Sticker Overlays the section with a stylized sticker. Refer to Stickers.
Shape divider Displays a stylized separator between the current section and the next/ previous section. Refer to Shape divider.